The Last Smile in Sunder City BOOK REVIEW

“What do you do when the magic runs out?”  In a fantasy world of magic and monsters, The Last Smile in Sunder City is a story of one man’s attempt to do some good as a human in a world without magic, and how his own journey is a reminder of the guilt he carriesContinue reading “The Last Smile in Sunder City BOOK REVIEW”

Edgedancer BOOK REVIEW

In a short story set within the fantasy epic of Brandon Sanderon’s world, Edgedancer reminds us of the significance of even small characters’ stories, that no beginning is too unimportant, that no character is unworthy of happiness or incapable of greatness. Edgedancer gives readers of the Stormlight Archive the unique perspective of Lift, a girlContinue reading “Edgedancer BOOK REVIEW”

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight BOOK REVIEW

One of the many works of J.R.R. Tolkien published posthumously, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight is a necessary addition to the libraries of readers of Tolkien and of medieval English literature. It falls within the scope of the Arthurian legends, following the journey of the virtuous Sir Gawain as he embarks on a questContinue reading “Sir Gawain and the Green Knight BOOK REVIEW”

A World through Sapphire Eyes BOOK REVIEW

I picked up A World through Sapphire Eyes shortly after I met Marie Mackay through social media and discovering our mutual love of books, writing, and fantasy. It was at the beginning of National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo for you other writers out there), and as we shared updates about our works in progress, sheContinue reading “A World through Sapphire Eyes BOOK REVIEW”

Rhythm of War, The Stormlight Archive Book 4 BOOK REVIEW

Contains mild spoilers for Rhythm of War and previous Stormlight Archive books.  As we all found ourselves requisitioned away to some degree during 2020, our means of enjoyment and entertainment were drastically challenged. How fortunate was it then to have one of the greatest storytellers of this generation release one of his greatest works inContinue reading “Rhythm of War, The Stormlight Archive Book 4 BOOK REVIEW”

Norse Mythology BOOK REVIEW

It was my love of Neil Gaiman’s work and his storytelling craft that first turned me towards this work. It was in the midst of taking his Art of Storytelling MasterClass that I was first made aware that he had written a novel on the topic, and was thus appropriately titled Norse Mythology. Legends andContinue reading “Norse Mythology BOOK REVIEW”